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Howe’s Brooklyn: Landmark at a Landmark: First Same-Sex Union for Brooklyn Women at ESB

EACH VALENTINE’S DAY, a few lucky couples say their ‘I Do’s’ on the Empire State Building’s observation deck after winning the opportunity through This Feb. 14, for the first time, the back-to-back private ceremonies will include a same-sex commitment ceremony in which Park Slope women JESSICA CHESNUTT and NATALIE SAURO will declare their love..

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Howe’s Brooklyn: A Most Usual Film: Forever Friends Share Love of Life Despite Chronic Health Battles

BEST FRIENDS NICOLE KELLY and CYNTHIA STODDARD have much in common, although Kelly lives in Georgia and Stoddard in Park Slope. Top priorities for both women include raising their children, living each day fully and positively, and fighting against their chronic illnesses. Although still fighting, Stoddard has begun to lose her battle. “She’s on borrowed..

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Howe’s Brooklyn: Def Poetry Jam Exec Danny Simmons To Serve NY State Arts Council

GOVERNOR PATERSON ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK THAT DANNY SIMMONS, co-founder and vice chairman of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, is now a member of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). An accomplished painter and curator, Simmons is also co-founder and executive producer of younger brother Russell Simmons’ “Def Poetry Jam” on HBO; founder of..

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